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Posted on: August 17, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Burn Ban Ending

Beginning Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 7:00 am, the city-wide burn ban is lifted and normal open burning regulations will apply. As a reminder, the regulations for open burning include:

- Hours allowed are 7:00 am to 7:00 pm or until dark, whichever occurs first, Monday thru Friday.

- Hours allowed are 7:00 am to 12:00 pm on Saturday.

- No burning is allowed on Sundays or City holidays.

- Materials that may be burned are limited to natural vegetation. Absolutely no garbage!

- If burning on the ground, a minimum distance of 50 feet from a building must be maintained.

- If burning in a covered container, a minimum distance of 15 feet to a building must be maintained.

- The fire must be constantly supervised by a competent person, equipped with a means of extinguishment.

Please use good judgment when it comes to wind direction and speed to avoid creating a nuisance.

Thank-you for your cooperation!

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